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End Minimum Wage Bickering with Cost of Living Adjustments

End Minimum Wage Bickering with Cost of Living Adjustments

By Akshay Prabhushankar, Staff Writer

April 8, 2016


Filed under Opinion

The minimum wage has actually lost purchasing power in recent decades, resulting in much undue strain on workers. Indexing the minimum wage to inflation and a city’s cost of living can drastically reduce this stress, and help eliminate a metric where America lags behind its Western counterparts.

Fine Print in Fight For $15 Agreement: ‘You’ll Get it in Campus Cash’

Fine Print in Fight For $15 Agreement: ‘You’ll Get it in Campus Cash’

By Diamond Naga Siu, Deputy News Editor

April 1, 2016


Filed under News, University News

The minimum wage increase to $15 per hour is announced to only work with Campus Cash.

NYU Reacts: Student Minimum Wage Raised to $15

NYU Reacts: Student Minimum Wage Raised to $15

By Lexi Faunce, News Editor

March 25, 2016


Filed under News, University News

President Hamilton announced the new $15 per hour minimum wage for student workers with NYU jobs.

Student-workers Fight for 15 on National Day of Action

Student-workers Fight for 15 on National Day of Action

By Ryan Matera, Staff Writer

November 11, 2015


Filed under City News, News, University News

NYU student-workers took to Washington Square Park on Tuesday for a National Day of Action to fight for a $15 minimum wage.

Wage raise proposal for tipped workers

Wage raise proposal for tipped workers

By Elaine Lo, Contributing Writer

February 4, 2015


Filed under News

A New York State board recommended an increase in the hourly wage for tripped workers.

Tipping fails workers

Tipping fails workers

By WSN Editorial Board

February 3, 2015


Filed under Opinion

The New York State wage board's recommendation to raise the tipped workers minimum wage is a band-aid for the misguided institution of tipping.